Pizza Fusion Kicks Off “Create Your Own Pizza” Online Contest to Celebrate Earth Day
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. – April 9, 2010 – Pizza Fusion has launched an online video contest through the month of April, searching for the country’s most creative and earth-friendly pizza recipe.
“Pizza lovers can share their favorite earth-friendly pizza recipe online by posting a video creating their masterpiece on YouTube,” said Vaughan Lazar, founder and president of Pizza Fusion. “We decided to make this campaign 100 percent paperless to raise awareness for the 40th Anniversary of Earth Day and to help promote it we brought in an expert panel of judges including celebrity Chef Aaron McCargo Jr., star of Food Network’s Big Daddy’s House.”
The winner will be announced online on May 1st and win a trip for two to an organic & sustainable vineyard, a year’s worth of organic beverages from Honest Tea and Give Natural Spring Water, an “Eco-Design” bike from Trek Bikes as well as have their winning recipe posted online at www.Pizzafusion.com.
To enter, participants can upload their short video clip on YouTube or at www.Earthdaycontest.com where a panel of judges will review the top five videos that garner the most views from now through April 30th.
In addition to voting online, participants and their supporters can make contributions to Share Our Strength®, a national organization that works hard to make sure that no kid in America grows up hungry, in Chef McCargo’s name. During the entire month of April, participating Pizza Fusion locations will set up “dough-nation” buckets where 100 percent of the proceeds go to Share Our Strength as well as online at www.PizzaFusion.com.
About Pizza Fusion
Pizza Fusion combines an organic menu with an environmental approach to restaurant service. Pizza Fusion specializes in gourmet pizza, ciabatta sandwiches, salads, desserts, and organic beers and wines untainted by artificial additives, pesticides, preservatives, antibiotics and hormones. With numerous franchises opening across the U.S., Pizza Fusion is a pioneer in the organic and environmental restaurant movement.